Obama’s Two Speeches and a Tragedy


A kind of nationalistic narcissism joins the left and the right in a common delusion:

the first believes that American support for Israel and the invasion of Iraq are behind all the turmoil in the Middle East today;

the second sees American ideals and military might as the answer to that turmoil.

If only we’d stay the hell out; if only we’d go all in.

via Obama’s Two Speeches and a Tragedy.

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